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GIBSON CITY — William James “Bill” Dueringer, 72, of Gibson City, finished his life’s journey just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

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BOONVILLE, Mo. — Paula Ann Lawless, 77, of Boonville, Mo., a native of Paxton, died in her home on Tuesday Nov. 26, 2019.

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CHAMPAIGN — John C. Walden, 94, of Champaign, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.

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MATTOON — Rosemary Reiner Kaye, 88, formerly of Paxton, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at Life’s Journey Senior Living in Mattoon.

GIBSON CITY — Carol S. Gillespie, 80, of Gibson City, formerly of Mackinaw, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

COLLISON — Ronald William Camp, 83, of Collison, father of a Loda resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

HOOPESTON — Catherine Louise Troxel, 87, of Hoopeston, sister of a Paxton resident, died at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

PIPER CITY — Dolores C. Brown, 93, of Piper City, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — Elle Leighton Moore, infant daughter of Jordan and Jillian (Nagle) Moore of Wheaton, formerly of Gibson City, was stillborn at 1:42 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago.  

HOOPESTON — Kay Wilken, 74, of Hoopeston, sister of a Cissna Park resident, died at 2:39 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

GILMAN — Julie K. Borchers, 57, of rural Gilman, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Champaign.

GIBSON CITY — Randy Long, 61, of Gibson City, died at 2:27 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City with his loving and devoted family at his side.

LODA — Paul R. Anderson, 61, of Loda, died at 5:57 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

FORREST — Ernest “Gene” Jones, 84, of Forrest, died at 5:36 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the Fairview Haven Retirement Community in Fairbury.

CABERY — Robert H. “Bob” Lowe, 85, of Cabery, died at 10:36 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Tjardes Health Center of Evenglow Inn in Pontiac.

GIBSON CITY — Susan Carver Cramer, 76, of Gibson City, died a 7:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — Patricia M. Montgomery, 82, of Gibson City, formerly of Gulfport, Miss., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Heritage Healthcare in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — Susan Cramer, 76, of Gibson City, died at 7:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex.

SIBLEY — Rebecca “Becky” S. Wurmnest, 65, of Sibley, died at 3:56 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

CISSNA PARK — Viola M. Greiner, 91, of Cissna Park, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Heritage Health in Hoopeston.

ROYAL — Judith Elaine Kopmann, 77, of Royal, grandmother of a Gibson City resident, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at her home.

WATSEKA — Kevin T. Hansen, 28, of Watseka, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.

GIBSON CITY — Dale E. Jones, 91, of Gibson City, died at 5:48 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City.

MONTICELLO — John Delbert Black, 90, of Monticello, father of a Ludlow resident, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at the Piatt County Nursing Home in Monticello.

ROBERTS — Judy A. Blanck, 79, of Roberts, died at 12:51 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

RANKIN — Mary “Tootsie” C. Diskin, 84, of Rankin, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

RANKIN — Sue Hofer, 76, of Rankin, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at her home.

PAXTON — Mabel Fowler, 73, of Paxton, died at 10:57 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at her home.

MAHOMET — Arthur L. Leenerman, 95, of Mahomet, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Heritage Health in Gibson City.

CLIFTON — Marjorie L. Cailteux Heeler, 95, of Clifton, mother of a Thawville resident, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.

DELAND — Lorin Karl Borton Jr., 89, of DeLand, father of a Gibson City resident, died at 10:01 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at Kirby Medical Center in Monticello.

HOOPESTON — Willis Leeotto Bird, 96, of Hoopeston, father of a Gibson City resident, died at 11:12 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Living in Hoopeston.

PIPER CITY — James Butler Sr., 90, of Piper City, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at the Piper City Rehab & Living Center.

BUCKLEY — Gene W. Stinebring, 86, of Buckley, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Buckley.

BUCKLEY — Marilyn M. Weber, 83, of Buckley, died at 9:19 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at her home.

WASHINGTON, Ill. — Harold D.W. Underwood, 93, of Washington, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria.

GIBSON CITY — Irene Marie Schneck, 100, of Gibson City, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex.       

GIBSON CITY — Susan Mary DeWall, 62, of Gibson City, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at her home in Gibson City.

FISHER — Robert Dean Helbling, 87, father of a Paxton resident, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2019.

PIPER CITY — Tata J. Niles, 56, of Piper City, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Piper City Rehab & Living Center.

GIBSON CITY — A celebration of life for Larry Richoz, 70, of Gibson City, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Gibson City Bible Church.

PAXTON — Michael Joseph Petmecky, 63, of Paxton, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at his home.

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Clinton Delbert Forsyth, 84, of Mishawaka, Ind., died at Wellbrooke Memory Care in South Bend, Ind., on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, surrounded by family.

PAXTON — Richard Dale Amsden, 83, of Paxton, died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

GIBSON CITY — Michael A. Freehill, 79, of Gibson City, died at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.

PAXTON — Adrian “Bud” Kurtz, 79, of Paxton, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at his home.

GIBSON CITY — Barbara J. Murrell, 80, of Gibson City, formerly of Saybrook, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.

GILMAN — Aileen M. Miller, 90, of Gilman, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.

GIBSON CITY — Verna L. DeArmond, 90, of Gibson City, died at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana with her loving family at her side.

CABERY — Stephen Douglas Clapp, 85, of Cabery, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Cabery.

KANKAKEE — Lois “Jimmie” Lane, 87, of Kankakee, mother of a Loda resident, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

FAIRBURY — Wayne R. Rork, 92, of Fairbury, who owned and operated the Sibley Meat Locker for 19 years, died at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac.

GIBSON CITY — Larry Richoz, 70, of Gibson City, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Wisconsin.